Sept. 25th Dana Update

Sept. 25th Dana Update
Posted on 09/25/2021

Curriculum Night Materials for Parents
We would like to thank the parents who participated in our Curriculum Night on September 22nd. Parents who were unable to attend the event can download the Principal Opening slidedeck from our website. Click this link to view our download section. Answers to questions submitted via our parent question form can be viewed here. Additional questions? Visit our contact page.

School Picture Make-Up Day - Sept. 30th

Gerardy Photography will take make-up student pictures on Thursday, September 30th, in the center courtyard. Please click this link to view the informational flyer sent home with students during English class. (link above corrected)

We are accepting nominations for our 2021-22 SSC and SGT ballot

Our deadline for parents to submit their information has been extended to Monday, September 27 at 3:00 PM because of reported technical difficulties with the website,  Click this link to submit your ballot. Want to know more about our SSC/SGT? Click this link.

Friends of Dana & Correia Middle Schools Meeting October 12th
Friends of Dana & Correia Middle Schools holds monthly meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm.  The next meeting is on October 12, 2021 and will be held at the Correia library.  If you are unable to attend, there will be a ZOOM link posted in the FODaC Smore newsletter.  If you are not receiving the newsletter but would like to, please email [email protected] and request to be added to the email list.

Standards Based Grading - Understand Your Student’s Grades

The Dana Middle Staff is progressing towards the implementation of standards-based grading. Click this link to learn more about our work and the impact it will have on how we report student progress towards meeting grade level standards and expectations.

SEL Screener Window Oct. 4-8th

This year, our District will implement a social-emotional survey for students as we seek to understand students’ social-emotional needs during this time. The survey will measure students’ competencies in the areas of growth mindset, self-efficacy, self-management and social awareness, including student perceptions on school climate and culture. 

This survey will take approximately 25 minutes to complete. Students will take the survey via our District’s Illuminate online platform. Our school and educators will use data from the survey to continue to understand and support students’ needs. 

Please see the information that is available to families regarding the survey, survey window and implementation here

All children in grades 4 –12 are scheduled to participate. If you wish for your child to NOT participate in this survey, please contact Vice Principal Perkins at [email protected] by Wednesday, September 29th.

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